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, bill clinton. center stage, what we've learned about what he'll say. and michelle obama, the speech, was she taking aim. and tonight, what's happening now with that dress. >>> touchdown, tornadoes striking in an unlikely place. and tonight, abc's weatheret tour sam champion with more extreme weather on the way. >>> the moments after strapping police unstrap the bomb to help her. robbers forced her to make the heist. >>> and the price is right. if you've ever bought something on line, the new report says if you wait just one minute before you place the order, you could save up to $100. >>> and good evening, from charlotte tonight. a big night ahead here at the democratic national convention. and we should note that diane has just arrived back from mississippi. she was there today with our friend robin roberts for robin's mother's funeral. all of our hearts in mississippi today. diane will be here a little later in the broadcast. but we do begin tonight with the major headlines right here in charlotte tonight. where today we learned a sudden change of plans. in fact, look at this, the
has to achieve, what bill clinton did here last night, and first lady michele obama sits down with us, to tell us what she says to her husband right before he walks on stage. >>> super surge. wall street rockets to a four-year high. why? and will it last? >>> the hostage learns the truth. tonight, the woman told by bank robbers they had strapped a bomb to her waist, learns what the bomb really was, and new clues tonight about those men. >>> growing up. malia and sasha, the first lady tells us what surprises her the most about them today. >>> good evening from charlotte, north carolina. this is the biggest night of the democratic national convention. the last night. and president obama at this moment, preparing to walk on to that stage to join the duel with republican candidate mitt romney who spoke last week. the president, about to make a high stakes case for himself to the american people. our political team is out in force tonight to cover it all. abc's chief white house correspondent ready now to lead us off. jake? >> good evening, diane. senior white house officials say president
. and we are here. >>> tonight secret weapon first lady michelle obama. we'll tell what you we learned about her very big speech. >>> and the president sets up a giant debate after he grades himself on his handling of the economy. what did he say? >>> end in sight, amid record-breaking prices at the pump. we have news of when gas prices will go down and how much. >>> silent heart attacks. millions of americans having heart attacks and they don't know it. tonight, the symptoms how to tell if you've had one and how to prevent more. >>> and when harry met alex. prince harry wears off after his racy photos with a cheeky 6-year-old. >> glad you got your clothes on, prince harry. >> how the prince tackled his tiny subject. >>> good evening from charlotte, north carolina. and this week, the democratic national convention, and as we come on the air tonight, not long from now on that stage. the first lady michelle obama will enter the arena to give a speech to millions of americans about her husband and the pressure is on. because a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll shows the president
'll say. and michelle obama, the speech, was she taking aim. and what's happening now with that dress. >>> and tonight abc's weather editor sam champion with more extreme weather on the way. >>> the moments after strapping a bomb on to help her. >>> and the price is right. if you've ever bought something on line, the new report says if you wait just one minute before you place the order, you could save up to $100. >>> and good evening, from charlotte tonight. a big night ahead at the democratic national convention. and we should note that diane has just arrived back from mississippi. she was there today with our friend robin roberts for robin's mother's funeral. all of our hearts in mississippi we do begin with the major headlines in charlotte tonight. in fact, look at this, the stage where president obama was to give his big speech outdoors tomorrow night, being taken apart tonight. the speech is now being moved here to a smaller arena indoors, the campaign says the possibility of storms and lightning forcing the move. the romney camp jumping in on their own take on that. president o
by their grieving family and president obama. we'll have more on what the president and the secretary of state said to the families and to the nation in just a moment. but first, back to the latest on the afghanistan attacks we're learning of. martha raddatz in washington tonight. martha, what do we know? >> reporter: this is what we know right now. it was a big attack on camp bastian in southern afghanistan. this is a base divided between a british side and an american side and it was a complex attack, involving many militants. as you said, two marines killed, three or four wounded and two harrier air draft damaged. the attack was carried out with rockets and small arms fire. it is apparently coming under control now, though, david. >> and martha, as we said at the top of the broadcast, we don't know if this is related to the unrest in the other part of that region. but we learned late this is the same base where prince harry is serving? >> reporter: it is. but on the other side, we believe, where the attack occurred. and we don't know whether this had anything to do with that anti-muslim film. >>
to stop a nuclear iran. anthis just in, barbara walters on what president and mrs. obama just said to her about life after the white house. >>> a new hope for breast cancer. is this mysterious clue the answer for tens of thousands of women? >>> the kennedy tapes. tonight, hidden tape recordings of a fully human president, angry, probing, a little girl under his desk now all grown up telling you the biggest thing she learned about her father. and abc news exclusive. and family reunion, everyone who thought they were stealing the show at the emmys last night. are under from our tiny gladiator family today. she shows you what she's really like. >>> good evening. as we come on the air, president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney are in a duel over war and peace. 43 days before "your voice, your vote" the question is this, how does the united states stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon and taunting both of the candidates from the sidelines, the president of iran, mahmoud ahmadinejad is in new york, he's at the united nation. also abc's barbara walters will be here beca
obama called egypt's new leader mohammed morsi, morsi reversed course and urged the protesters to hold off, saying, "it is required by our religion to protect our guests and their homes and places of work. so i call on all, consider this, consider the law and not attack embassies." but not all the protesters are listening to the president's calls for calm. tonight, near the u.s. embassy, street battles rage on. david? >> lama hasan, thank you. and that phone call that lama mentioned between president obama and egypt's president morsi helping to defuse some of the tension today, a window into the high stakes negotiations now underwait the white house. and so, here is abc's chief correspondent, white house correspondent as well, jake tapper. >> reporter: president obama worked the phones, calling the leader of nations where u.s. diplomatic posts were attacked, from libya, to egypt to yemen, pushing for them to ensure their country's security is in place to protect americans. this afternoon, president obama notified congress he was sending combat equipped marines to libya and yemen to pro
, president obama and the democrats on the eve of their big convention. this is fun. we showed it to you in tampa. now from charlotte, the time-lapse video of the arena getting a makeover before the convention starts. the bounce romney was hoping for after his convention, new numbers coming in tonight saying the republican convention had, quote, minimal impact. a new poll finds president obama with 47%. mitt romney, 46%. still a dead heat. now president obama gets the ball. three things he has to score, our political team is covering it all tonight. we start with jake tapper right there in charlotte. >> reporter: good evening. president obama will not only be competing with mitt romney's convention here. he'll also be competing with memories of his own convention four years ago and all the promise he then seemed to represent. >> first lady michele obama came to the podium this afternoon to prepare for her speech tomorrow night. her husband, at a labor day celebration in ohio, took credit for saving the u.s. auto industry. >> i believed in you, i bet on you, and because of that bet, three
against chicago's mayor, president obama's former chief of staff, rahm emanuel. >> this is a strike of choice and it's the wrong choice for our children, and it's not necessary. >> reporter: city officials launched an emergency plan, opening 144 schools for a half day to serve kids breakfast, lunch and keep them busy. we visited crown elementary where students played games all morning instead of taking classes. are you upset that you're not able to be learning in the classroom today? >> yeah, because, well, how are we going to get our education without learning? >> reporter: the strike has left thousands of parents in the lurch. janice thompson scrambled to rearrange her schedule to pick her twins up early. the strike combined with the city's soaring murder rate is what most bothers her. >> if our kids are out here in the street, something might happen to our children. >> reporter: lajoi parker had to stop working on her nursing degree so she could be home for her kids. what's your concern if this strike doesn't end soon? >> it's frustrating trying to figure it out. it really is. >>
five and a half millllion womn can't find work. that's what obama's policies have done for women. welcome, daughter. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . >>> tonight on "world news." race against time. mitt romney gets the word ease in a slide in battleground states. what does he do today to turn it around and why is he showing up with bill clinton? >>> game over. was this the worst call ever? >> two of the worst calls at the end of a football game i can remember. >> players, fans up in arms. who are these replacement referees. find out what we learned today. >>> real money. are you losing tens of thousand of dollars. is the bank telling you what your home is really worth? how to get that money back. >>> and, look, no hands? has the jettison's car finally arrived? an announcement today, we'll soon be sharing the road with cars that drive themselves. >> go ahead much. >>> good evening. tonight we begin with the clock ticking and a candidate looking for a big move. 42 days to go until "your voice, your vote." and governor mitt romney shows him in a slide in two
or math. diane? >> all right, thank you so much, alex. >>> and now we move on to big news for the obama campaign. just 57 days to go before "your voice, your vote" and the latest poll shows the president pulling ahead, that post-convention bounce. he is now leading governor romney by six points as both candidates set their sights on the handful of voters still making up their minds, so who are they? abc's david muir is in the swing state of ohio tonight. david? >> reporter: diane, that small handful of voters you speak of by some estimates 7 million americans who could decide this race. tonight, what's behind the president's bounce and this year why even a small bounce could determine the winner in november. re is mitt romney greeted by supporters and by the new poll numbers. president obama pulling ahead. before the democratic convention that same poll, the two men tied at 48 apiece. tonight, the president with a six-point lead. strategists on both sides recognize that in this election year even a small shift is significant. >> four-point leader is as significant as a 10 to 12-point le
no republican has won the white house without ohio. as for the convention bounce president obama received it certainly was on mitt romney's mind today. >> reporter: before arriving in ohio, mitt romney on stage with a former president -- speaking at bill clinton's global initiative. >> governor, i thank you for being here, the podium is yours. >> reporter: a warm welcome from clinton -- and a wry response from romney. >> if there's one thing we've learned in this election season, by the way, is that a few words from bill clinton can do a man a lot of good. [ applause ] [ laughter ] all i have to do is wait a couple of days for that bounce. [ laughter ] >> reporter: in reality, romney can't afford to wait which is why he's in ohio tonight for the first time in more than a month. side by side with his running mate for the first time in more than a month. >> ohio! >> reporter: with president obama growing his lead repeatedly using the word "choice. >>. >> reporter: today, something from romney about the president we haven't heard before. romney has long argued the president raised taxes on a
mitt romney, fresh from his big speech, toured the storm zone. president obama will be there monday, and that's where we find our extreme weather team, meteorologist ginger zee leads us off from crown point, louisiana. ginger? >> reporter: jake, even though most of the day has been dry here in southeast louisiana, the streets are still flooded. and you can see how you can get the houses still under water. this is just one street but there are thousands just like this all along the gulf coastline. from the perch of a search and rescue truck. oh, my gosh. the frustration is palpable. >> horrible to see everything might be lost. >> reporter: new threats literally bubbling up. water moccasins flooding the flooding. driving deeper into the town, the scene gets worse and aside from this perfectly happy pooch, as floodwaters recede, anger is rising. people want better levees like the kind that helped protect new orleans while isaac swamps their street. the sign on this house says it all. >> luckily we got our house raised but there are tons of other houses, our neighbors, people across the
% of independents that he said he needs who voted for president obama last time. >> because they voted for him they don't want to be hold that they were wrong, that he's a bad guy. >> reporter: offering what they want to hear. >> they want to believe they did the right thing but he wasn't up to the task. they love the phrase that he's over his head. >> reporter: and then a joke, romney pointing out his father a one-time governor of michigan was born in mexico to american parents. saying had his dad been born to mexican parents, perhaps he'd have a better chance at winning. >> he was born in mexico had he been born of mexican parents i would have a better shot of wing this thing. >> reporter: he shares the strategy of carefully deploying his wife ann. >> use ann sparingly so people don't get tired of her. >> reporter: late today, romney himself asked about the response from the oh balm ma campaign. >> saying you essentially, disdainfully wrote off half of the nation. how do you respond to that? >> well, we of course talking about a campaign and how he's going to get close to half the vote. i'm
to make here, under the obama economy government dependency is up. >> reporter: here in florida we asked voters about the argument. was it a poor choice of words? probably inarticulate. i'm not oh fended by that. >> reporter: she told me she's still voting for romney and andrew small one of the few voters still undeseeded. >> when you heard it, what was your first reaction? >> reporter: and this senior, maria [ speaking in foreign language ] maria telling me she's not satisfied with his words about latino, words about people waiting for a government handout. also this that recorded video, romney is blunt about needing more la teen nose win. >> and if the hispanic voting bloc becomes as committed to the african-americans as the past, we're in trouble as a party and a think as a nation. >> reporter: just before i came on the air i spoke with a senior adviser who acknowledged their numbers not where they need to be to win this election come november. they're looking that the as a huge opportunity come tonight, diane. >> thank you, david. we'll be reporting regularly on the power of the hisp
department and today president obama paid his respects there and secretary clinton spoke with fierce passion about their service. tonight abc's jon karl has more about those who died. >> reporter: war was still raging when he first arrived in libya last year. ambassador chris stevens fully embraced one of the most dangerous diplomatic missions in the world. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> he risked his life to stop a tyrant and gave his life trying to help build a better libya. >> reporter: john mccain was with the ambassador when libya celebrated its first ever free elections. >> chris stevens was one of the finest men i've known in my life. he loved the libyan people. they loved him. >> reporter: today on the streets of benghazi, the libyan people grieved for a friend. one sign saying, sorry people of america. >> it's especially tragic he died in benghazi, because it's a city he helped to save. >> reporter: three other americans died with the ambassador including sean smith in libya on a brief assignment. >> he was a father to two young children, sa
this point. the point we're trying to make here, under the obama economy government dependency is up. and economic stagnation is up. >> reporter: here in florida we asked voters about the argument. over the 47%. was it a poor choice of words? probably inarticulate. i'm not offended by that. >> reporter: she told me she's still voting for romney and andrew small one of the few voters still undecided. >> when you heard it, what was your first reaction? >> it's like anything you're a little bit shocked that someone would say something like that. >> reporter: and this senior, maria. [ speaking in foreign language ] maria telling me she's not satisfied with his words about latino, words about people waiting for a government handout. and also in that recorded video, romney is blunt about needing more latinos to win. >> we're having a much harder time with hispanic voters. and if the hispanic voting bloc becomes as committed to the african-americans as the past, we're in trouble as a party and a think as a nation. >> reporter: just before i came on the air i spoke with a senior adviser with
's jon karl starts us off tonight. >> reporter: it was the very first question for president obama at a univision forum in miami today. why wasn't there more security at the u.s. consulate in libya? he didn't directly answer. >> when the initial events happened in cairo and all across the region, we worked with secretary clinton to redouble our security. our goal now is not only to make sure that our embassies and our diplomats are safe, but also to make sure we bring those who carried out these events to justice. >> reporter: the white house today for the first time called the assault on the consulate a terrorist attack. but there are mounting questions about how it all happened. >> was there actionable intelligence prior to this attack? and if there was not, why not? >> reporter: the administration has suggested there was no advance warning because the attack was a spontaneous reaction to the anti-muslim video that sparked protests in egypt last week. >> this was a spontaneous, not a premeditated, response to what had transpired in cairo. >> reporter: republicans say that's just
romney wants to help all americans struggling in the obama economy. the obama campaign responding, it's shocking the president of the united states would go behind closed doors, comparing wealthy doaners that half of the voters view themselves as vick tims. >> we'll do our own cheing and covering, thank you. david. >>> now we move on to healthy living. there's a new warning for american families, a centers for disease control found a surprise new threat to the nation's children and the threat is salt. a new study in the journal of spepediatrics said too many children are consuming staggers amounts of salt. more than adults. and could be putting them after risk. sharyn alfonsi >> reporter: they are the food kids crave. >> i love mac and cheese. >> what's your favorite thing to eat for din never. >> dane sour chicken nuggets. >> what do you like to eat for breakfast? >> this cereal called captain crunch. >> i'm very familiar with it. >> reporter: some staples could have high levels of salt. a new study finds children and teens consume as much sodium as adult, putting them at risk of hig
tight with neither candidate at majority support. the latest gallup poll has obama up 48% to romney's 45%. those undecided voters will decide the election. the president hopes they'll see this election not as a referendum on his performance as president, but as a choice between two competing economic visions. his -- tax increases on wealthier americans and spending on education, and on putting people back to work with jobs constructing roads and bridges. today romney attacked the president's economic policies as a massive failure. >> if president obama was re-elected, we would have four more years of the last four years and the american people are going to say no to that. >> reporter: romney is pushing less regulation and lower taxes for businesses. a pitch that met with the president's mockery. >> all they have to offer is the same prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. tax cuts. tax cuts to help you lose a few extra pounds. [ laughter ] tax cuts to improve your love life. [ laughter ] it will cure anything. according to them. >> reporter: almost 36 million americans watched t
was acting to help re-elect president obama. he did no go that far. >> but you also had a chance to ask him about something else, which was the way he weighed in on the volatile situation in the middle east. >> reporter: that's right. started on tuesday night. he put out a statement saying the obama administration's first response was showing sympathy for the protesters. for the attackers. came under some fire for that, including from the president. here's his response. >> what i said was exactly the same conclusion the white house reached, which was that the statement was inappropriate, that's why they backed away from it. >> reporter: they didn't say it was showing sympathy for the attackers. >> but i think it was not directly applicable and appropriate for the setting. i think it should have been taken down and apparently the white house felt the same way. >> reporter: no direct response then when the president said you shoot first and aim later? >> well, this is politics. i'm not going to worry about the campaign. >> reporter: much softer tone from mitt romney today, making it clear he
the obama campaign said it's shocking, to go behind closed doors to say half of the american consider themselves victims, and will take handouts. there will be much more to come. as you know, diane, there are more clips to this video coming in. >> and i know you'll be looking over them. thank you, david muir. >>> and now, we want to tell you the latest on the bomb plot in chicago. an 18-year-old man accused of trying to detonate his car bomb outside a bar, not knowing the fbi had given him a fake explosive. abc's alex perez has all of the new details. >> reporter: in court today, the attorney for 18-year-old daoud said his client was young and immature, but no terrorist. >> i know terrorism cases. this doesn't smell like a terrorism case. >> reporter: prosecutors charged he was determined to kill americans. according to court documents investigators tracked daoud for months. in one internet forum he allegedly wrote "i live in the united states of america/hypocrisy. i hate the oppression of the usa and i would love to do something that would hurt it from the inside." his target, accord
and 41 days before your voice, your vote. president obama campaigning there as well as the challenger under so much pressure. today abc's david muir went one-on-one with mitt romney not long ago and he's here now. david. >> reporter: diane, good evening from ohio where i did talk with the governor moments ago. i asked about the brand-new poll numbers out today and they were not good. a reality check for the romney campaign. i asked the governor whether or not that secretly recorded video in front of those wealthy donors is playing a role in bringing those numbers down. >> we'll win ohio again. >> we'll finish what we started. >> we'll win in ohio. thank you so much, let's take back america. >> reporter: call it the buckeye brawl. perhaps the biggest punch from the newest poll. romney trailing president obama by 10 points in ohio. down by 9 points in florida. just before we came on the air we asked the governor about those numbers. >> curious about what your would say to some of your supporter, your donors who might be concerned that this could be slipping away? >> i'm pleased with som
to head. as early voting begins, obama and romney adjust their closing arguments in the battleground of virginia. with up close and personal new ads before their big showdown next week. >>> inside job. tsa agents are supposed to screen your luggage. so, how did our stolen ipad end up in this officer's home? brian ross on hundreds of tsa officers caught red-handed. >>> and mona lisa mystery. you know the masterpiece. but could this be a second mona lisa? it was a claim that shocked the world today. so we put it to the test. >>> good evening. diane is on special assignment this thursday. we're going to tell you more about that in a bit. but we begin tonight with cyber warfare. the most extensive attack on american banks ever. launched from the middle east, happening right now. citigroup, bank of america, jpmorgan chase, wells fargo, u.s. bank corp and today, pnc. america's biggest banks, with millions of american families locked out of their accounts online. so, what does it mean for your money? who's behind it? how long has it been happening? officials across the government are tracki
[ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> tonight on "world news," under fire. the president and secretary clinton facing tough questions today about the death of the u.s. ambassador and three other americans in libya. could they have been protected from the deadly attack? >>> runway rumble. a fight between two flight attendants broadcast on the passenger intercom. it delays an american airlines jet for hours. >>> sky high. the woman with a fear of heights trapped like this for four hours, 300 feet up. how did her husband come to the rescue? >>> and, robin's journey. a big day for our robin roberts. as she gets her bone marrow transplant and sends a message from a room filled with prayer. >>> good evening. we begin with the president, sending off heated questions tonight about the death of the u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans who served in libya. both the president and the secretary of state, hillary clinton, were pressed to answer whether this could have and 140u8
show -- >> if you can't beat barack obama with this record, then shut down the party. shut it down. start new with new people. >> reporter: and there's conservative, george will, arguing unemployment above 8%, worse if you count those who have given up. >> if the republican party cannot win in this environment, it has to get out of politics and find another business. >> reporter: and late today, even romney surrogate donald trump tweeting what he heard from rush limbaugh today, "if obama wins, it is the end of the republican party." many conservative critics now argue romney must start delivering details. for example, on romney's promise of tax cuts for all without raising the deficit, many economists asking, when will romney list which tax deductions he'll get rid of to make up the difference? so many deductions commonplace in america like the mortgage interest deduction, and what about romney's promised cuts to rein in the deficit? there was this exchange between diane and mitt romney's running mate, paul ryan. >> he said a 5% cut in basic discretionary spending. domestic -- >> o
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